Gattis' home run was the only extra-base hit on either side in the pitchers' duel. His big effort follows up a two-homer performance against the Phillies in his previous game, and he's 9 for 13 in his last three games. Gattis has hit .378/.378/.757 with four home runs and seven RBI in 37 at-bats.
Teheran (2-1) gave up a one-out single in the ninth inning, and the runner stole second during a 3-0 count with two outs, but the Braves pitcher was able to induce a ground ball for the final out. He threw 75 strikes and 115 pitches in the gem. Teheran owns a 1.93 ERA and 13:6 K:BB ratio in 28 innings. He'll face the Marlins Monday in his next start.
Lee (2-2) has been ratcheting up his strikeout rate in each successive start this season, culminating in his excellent performance Wednesday in which he threw 128 pitches (85 strikes). He's just 1-2 in his last three starts despite posting quality starts in each game. Lee owns a 4.00 ERA and elite 28:2 K:BB ratio in 27 innings. He'll face the Dodgers Monday or Tuesday.
"Plan right now is we'll wait five days," Williams said. "After that he'll do that again in extended increased to three innings depending on workload, and then we'll send him out for a four-inning or five-inning rehab start. He should be good to go if all goes well. That's the tentative plan. It's not written in stone because you don't know how he's going to feel. It may even turn bigger than that depending on how it goes."
Fister has yet to pitch this season due to the injury, which landed him on the disabled list to open the season.
"He's progressing into rigorous activity," Williams said. "Those things are tough. You've got to make sure you're really careful because if you have an additional setback it takes a long time."
According to MLB.com, Furcal is expected to play Friday and Saturday for Class A Jupiter, before getting Sunday off. If he does not experience any setbacks in his recovery, he could move up to Double-A Jacksonville early next week.
"It's not that bad," Lagares said.
An MRI on the injured hamstring revealed that his injury is relatively minor, and Lagares is set to begin undergoing treatment. He was placed on the disabled list Tuesday.
Kazmir left his previous start due to tightness in his triceps muscle, but the issue was minor and he'll remain on his regular pitching schedule. He's 2-0 with a 1.40 ERA through three starts.
Billinsgley was shut down prematurely in Tuesday's bullpen session with discomfort in the elbow, but it appears he's avoided re-injuring himself in his recovery from Tommy John surgery. The team will continue to move slowly with the pitcher.
Calhoun suffered the injury running the bases Tuesday and was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday. He has hit .222/.276/.426 with two home runs, four RBI and two stolen bases in 54 at-bats.